Havelock Island remained virtually unknown to the rest of the world for many centuries. During the early years of the British colonization of India, a marine surveyor named John Ritchie was commissioned to travel the seas off the eastern coast
The Andaman Islands are an Indian archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. These roughly 300 islands are known for their palm-lined, white-sand beaches, mangroves and tropical rainforests. Coral reefs supporting marine life such as sharks and rays make for popular diving and snorkeling sites.